The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 45 49 26
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -23
Contract jobs citing C 2 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.56% 0.50% 0.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.17% 1.32% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £265
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £341
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +0.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.75% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
- +27.11%
C
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Programming Languages Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
171 152 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 48.31% 37.91% 22.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 110 32
Average daily rate £335 £350 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% +18.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £250 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.25 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.75% -56.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

C
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C across the Cardiff region.

C Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

C
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C across the Cardiff region.

C Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing C also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited C.

1 3 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) UNIX
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
3 1 (16.67%) Nmap
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (16.67%) VLAN
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (16.67%) Dell
3 1 (16.67%) ISEB
3 1 (16.67%) A+ Certification
3 1 (16.67%) DMZ
3 1 (16.67%) Internet
3 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) RUP
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) C++
3 1 (16.67%) Perl
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (16.67%) MS Project
3 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio

C
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing C also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited C. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DMZ
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (16.67%) VLAN
1 1 (16.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Perl Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Perl Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Deployment Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Lead Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Customer Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (16.67%) Visualisation
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) UNIX
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
1 1 (16.67%) RUP
1 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
1 1 (16.67%) Migration
1 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
1 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
1 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
1 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
1 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
1 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
1 1 (16.67%) Software Architecture
1 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
1 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C++
1 1 (16.67%) Perl
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
1 1 (16.67%) A+ Certification
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Nmap
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) Dell
2 1 (16.67%) LANDesk
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft